Phillip Benjamin Baldwin

Personal

Birthday: 
12/23/1924
Birthplace: 
Marshall, TX
Date of Death: 
4/20/2002
Place of Death: 
Shreveport, LA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army pilot, Air Corps, 1943-1946
Private practice, Marshall, Texas, 1952-1953, 1959-1968
Assistant district attorney, Harrison County, Texas, 1953-1954
District attorney, Harrison County, Texas, 1954-1958

Education

Name of School: 
North Texas State College (now University of North Texas)
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1949
Name of School - Second: 

Baylor Law School

Baylor Law School is the oldest law school in Texas. Baylor Law School is affiliated with Baylor University and located in Waco, Texas. The school has been accredited by the American Bar Association since 1931, and has been a member of the Association of American Law Schools since 1938. The program offers training in all facets of law, including theoretical analysis, practical application, legal writing, advocacy, professional responsibility, and negotiation and counseling skills.

Established in 1849, Baylor Law School was the first law school in Texas and one of the first west of the Mississippi River. Today, the school has more than 7,000 living alumni. Among alumni of the school are two Texas governors, members or former members of the U.S. Congress and U.S. Senate, two former directors of the FBI, ambassadors, federal judges, justices of the Texas Supreme Court and members of the Texas Legislature. In its law specialties rankings, U.S. News & World Report ranked Baylor Law's trial advocacy program as the third best in the nation. Baylor Law School is ranked No. 51 in the magazine's 2012 edition of "America's Best Graduate Schools."

According to Baylor's 2013 ABA-required disclosures, 67.6% of the Class of 2013 obtained full-time, long-term, JD-required employment nine months after graduation.

Name of School - Third: 

South Texas College of Law

South Texas College of Law provides an accessible legal education, distinguished by its excellence, to a diverse body of students committed to serving their communities and the profession.

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals
President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
7/25/1968
Termination Date: 
9/30/1982
Termination Reason: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Federal Circuit Appeals Court

Commission Date - Second: 
10/1/1982
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
11/24/1986
Termination Date - Second: 
4/8/1991
Termination Reason - Second: 
Retirement
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